Lynette Ross

Deputy CEO

  1. Lynette is from Alice Springs with Western & Central Arrernte and Kaytetye lineage. She understands and has lived experiences of issues affecting Anangu in urban, regional and remote context. She is passionate about elevating the voices of women, children and families and working on grass roots solutions to resolve and combat issues. 

Lynette has worked for over 22 years in Indigenous Affairs with various Commonwealth  Government Departments. In most recent years she has worked at an Executive  level within the Central Australian Regional Office of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (now the National Indigenous Australians Agency).
Lynette then relocated her family to Yulara to work as Manager and then General  Manager for Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia in the Indigenous Engagement Team.

Over the years she has built community level and strategic stakeholder relationships in the NPY, Barkly and Central Australian regions. 

 She has a strong commitment and passion to listening to local voices and acting on their aspirations. Her work with government, non-government and commercial operations is marked by ethical leadership to navigate politically complex environments.